I witnessed this recently and am wondering what response, if any, was warranted? [more inside]
Should I include a very realistic looking gun as part of my halloween costume when I go to a party that will be primarily for children? [more inside]
I want to start a few seconds video recording prompted by a gun blast. Plan is to attach a USB camera to a spotting scope and have my Mac start recording a few seconds of video the moment a shot is fired. The start and stop of the Video recording can be done with Automator ad/or Apple script. I am looking for an app or hardware solution to prompt the recording. It could be an application that starts a script once a sound exceeds a certain level. Perhaps even better a motion sensor that will sense the shock in the rifle stock. Thanks for your help. Rogier
Found a very old, crusted (possible) handgun with my metal detector. What should I do now in terms of cleaning it up / restoring it? [more inside]
I'm looking for a music video I saw on YouTube within the last six months. Two young Japanese female musicians sitting at a table singing. It's mainly in Japanese but there are few English words here and there. It's a poppy, dancy song. In the background some men in green or black bodysuits are dancing around. One of the women eats a worm or grub with a fork. Towards the end one of the women pulls out a sword and chops the men up, and finally the other woman shoots herself with a gun. Does that ring a bell for anyone?
I need help finding some statistics regarding workplace violence and - particularly separating out violence perpetrated by internal employees vs external 3rd parties. [more inside]
A friend of mine, a NYC resident with no firearm permit from the NYPD, recently purchased a rifle at a gun show in PA (apparently the dealer didn't recognize his address as being within NYC and didn't ask him for a permit, as NY state residents can purchase rifles without one). He says he does plan on applying for the necessary permit, but in the meantime is storing the rifle in his home. How likely is he to get into any trouble? [more inside]
I'll be living and working in one of both. I want to buy a pepperbox revolver replica, because I always was fascinated by those , likely percussion based, and maybe take it to a shooting range once in a while. Do I need to fill out any kind of paperwork? What if I move from one state to another? What if I have the gun in my car as I cross state lines? Can I have the gun and ammunition with me in the car?
Does anyone know of an antique gun, specifically rifle, dealer in southeastern Mass.? I have googled and can find none in southeast ma. but I'm sure there must be a few out there. I've called several gun shops and none of them know of any people that are qualified appraisers. Any help would certainly be appreciated. Thanks.
Kinetic 3 is turning 15 this month and all his little heart wants is a BB gun, because he and his friends like to make war movies (or something). Every single inner instinct I have automatically says, "No. Not gonna happen, pal," because of all the obvious reasons (no guns in my house, what the hell do you need a gun for, someone's gonna lose an eye, etc.). My question is: is there any reason my kid should be allowed to get a BB gun? Am I missing something?
How do you discreetly frisk someone for concealed firearms? [more inside]
I'm looking for a good contemporary reference source on airguns. BB guns, paintball guns air-soft guns, pellet guns, all of the above. Google, Amazon and my local library have failed me so far. So, are the any war-gamers out there who know of an organization or publication that may help me? [more inside]
This question is for people who are familiar with gun culture & etiquette, and concerns having one's holstered gun pointing at other people. [more inside]
I have noticed that in most portable gun cases which are hard plastic on the outside with a foam core inside there seems to be pieces of shiny glass embedded in the foam. I have only noticed this in gun case foam not other types of foam for example, the foam inside couch cushions or bedding. Why would they put glass inside gun case foam?
Looking for a name of a novel, but can only remember one scene, where a guy is recruited for some sort of mission in a video arcade. [more inside]
Selling an undocumented gun in Washington state. How do I do it safely, legally, and quickly? I am ignorant about this in every way. [more inside]
I want to shoot my first gun at a firing range and I am thinking of starting with a Glock. Is this goal realistic for an inexperienced woman with small hands? Possible further complication: I live in Chicago and do not own any guns.
Is an employer allowed to have pest control people in a grocery store, after hours, carrying bb guns and trying to shoot a trapped bird, while night shift employees are working? [more inside]
Can I salvage my broken Mac 11 airsoft guns? I bought them around 2004-2005, I am not sure what brand they are, and I want to spend as little as I can but still get them working in perfect order. [more inside]
I am in the market for an AR or AK-pattern rifle. I am not sold on any of the major (or minor) calibers. I am well versed with the Four Safety Rules, and even the Fifth. [more inside]
I'm interested in getting into shooting guns (targets, not hunting). Looking for advice on where to start. [more inside]
Coworker definitely has a social disorder (undiagnosed) and the suggestions given by my boss to handle the situation have not worked and I've become very anxious and have difficulty keeping myself from acting out towards this person when they continue with the unsettling behavior. [more inside]
What is the most fun thing to shoot a gun at? [more inside]
What are the next step(s) I should take regarding a recent incident with my neighbors, a handgun being held in my apartment, and combat-related PTSD. [more inside]
I was raped by someone I thought was a friend. I finally reported him to the cops, but I live alone in a city where i walk everywhere. He knows all of this, along with my daily habits. I don't want to change my lifestyle, but I need safety, especially at my apartment (which is where he raped me). Pepper spray (which I already have), tasers, stun guns--I've seen cops use these things on men of his size & it makes no difference. I feel like I have no choice but to get a gun. Please help me think of another option. [more inside]
I need help deciding the best way to sell my handgun. Degree of difficulty: Private Party in California [more inside]
What are some informative gun resources without the 2nd amendment politics? [more inside]
Please help me find a story about a MUD with a wandering pack of Barneys. [more inside]
Shooting guns out in the street for fun on new year's eve in Berlin? Is this legal? Normal? Am I mistaken? [more inside]
My coworker is curious about the expression "never put down your gun to hug a bear". What does it mean? [more inside]
California filter: Do I need a license if someone just wants to gift me a gun? [more inside]
This question is for cinephiles: A filmmaker friend of mine is putting together a montage of film clips featuring shots or scenes where a gun is pointed directly at the screen. One example that immediately came to mind was the scene in GOODFELLAS where Lorraine Bracco is pointing a gun at Ray Liotta's face, and there are shots where she is pointing at gun at the screen. Does anyone know of other films featuring such shots? Thanks.
GunFilter: What, if any, are the less-obvious ramifications of getting both a concealed-carry permit (WA state), and an alien firearms license (which is required in this case to get the permit)? For example, I assume these licenses show up on police computers - might that change the way police interact with you under certain circumstances? Are there other aspects of life where these licenses, or the database entries created by them, might influence situations? [more inside]
Identify this song: Dub / TripHop feel. Possibly by DJ Shadow, more likely by someone else who sounds similar. Distinguishing feature: Snare hits come in groups of six, and after the sixth hit, there's the sound of a gun reloading. I don't think there were any vocals.
How could you keep current guns supplied with ammo in a post-apocalyptic situation? [more inside]
I'm looking for a gun range near New York City. [more inside]
I made a supremely stupid decision and am now wondering whether it's going to ruin my chances of ever getting a CCW. More inside. [more inside]
What, or where could I find out, are the most common guns and ergo the most common types of ammunition in the United States? [more inside]
Can one legally bring these into Canada as a Canadian citizen? If so, will customs "illegally" confiscate them?
- an antique, cast-iron, replica handgun. It's solid, with no holes to put bullets in.
- a transparent, plastic BB/airsoft gun (orange tip, fires 6-mm BB's at 304 ft/sec, 30.0 x 2.1 x 10.8 inches) bought at Walmart. (They're not bringing the ammo.)
This image of "A Mexican marine stands guard as 7000 Kg of seized marijuana are incinerated at the naval base in Guaymas, Sonora state, Mexico. seems way out of whack. Big gun, small marine... make it make sense... [more inside]
Do blanks provide enough backward motion on the casing when fired to cycle the action of an automatic pistol? [more inside]
Where can I go to purchase a Red Ryder BB Gun? The sale of BB guns are apparently restricted in New York and New Jersey so ordering one online and having it shipped won't work. [more inside]
What were some of the slang terms used for guns on The Wire? From what i remember, bodie and poot (and the other corner kids) had an unusual slang term for the guns they hid in the wheelwells of cars. It wasn't strap, heat, piece, or nine. Any ideas?
Can you remember the 1970s disco songs that start with sound effects such as machine gun fire, door opening slowly , and a man laughing ominously? [more inside]
Posting anon because I don't like to advertise I have a gun. I wish to fly from Texas to Nevada with my pistol. I have reviewed Southwest's firearm policy, but I am still curious if I will be able to travel back to Texas with the gun. [more inside]
You know in the movies when they have a briefcase with a pistol in it, and it's embedded in some sort of foam that's cut out so that it hugs the gun perfectly?
You know in the movies when they have a briefcase with a pistol in it, and it's embedded in some sort of foam that's cut out so that it hugs the gun perfectly? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a cheap hobby tattoo machine? There's a bunch with varying prices online, but some anecdotal evidence never hurts. I was going to build my own until I found out how cheap some of them are, but only want to get one if it's worth it.
I once saw a rifle that I really wanted. I forgot the name, I only know a description. [more inside]
A close friend has purchased a gun and I'm worried. [more inside]
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